ACL Injuries in the Female Athlete: Causes, Impacts, and by Frank R. Noyes M.D., Sue D. Barber-Westin B.S. (auth.),

By Frank R. Noyes M.D., Sue D. Barber-Westin B.S. (auth.), Frank R. Noyes, Sue Barber-Westin (eds.)

Nearly one million anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) accidents take place every year world wide, inflicting long term difficulties within the knee joint. This textbook examines the fast- and long term affects of ACL accidents at the foundation of hundreds of thousands of released stories. chance elements for such accidents are explored utilizing facts from hypothesis-driven investigations, and attainable factors of the better chance of noncontact ACL accidents in woman athletes are analyzed. Neuromuscular education courses proven to minimize the speed of those accidents in lady athletes are defined in step by step element via a variety of colour pictures and video demonstrations. furthermore, precise descriptions are supplied for rehabilitation courses for use after ACL reconstruction with the intention to decrease the danger of a destiny damage. The e-book might be of worth to orthopedic surgeons, actual therapists, athletic running shoes, activities medication basic care physicians, and energy and conditioning specialists.

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Changes in Muscle Activation Strategies During Functional Activities Patients with ACL-deficient knees commonly demonstrate different lower extremity dynamic muscle activation patterns compared to noninjured controls during functional activities. These altered muscle activity strategies are presumed to be related to the attempt to prevent anterior tibial translation and internal tibial rotation through either increased hamstring activity or decreased quadriceps activity, depending on the task or phase of walking [32].

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Jerosch and Prymka [74] also found a bilateral deficit in joint position perception with reproduction of active and passive knee joint position. However, these deficits were found near the midrange of knee motion. 05). Corrigan et al. D. R. Noyes JPS and threshold for movement detection in a group of 20 chronic ACL-deficient subjects compared to controls. 01). Ochi et al. [128] tested 45 knees with ACL remnants intact to both the tibia and femur for somatosensory-evoked potentials (SEPs) and JPS.

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